Transportation Advocacy

Promote road, rail and navigation infrastructure and technology improvements to strengthen the regional maritime industry and economy.

Efficient transportation connections and systems for roads, rail and waterways are essential components of a robust economy. The Port collaborates with partner agencies on key transportation projects that support freight mobility needs.


Support infrastructure projects that increase Port freight mobility, prioritizing the SR 167 Gateway Project, and the Port of Tacoma Road/I-5 interchange.
Advocate for the transportation infrastructure and system management needs of Port-related businesses in the Tideflats and Pierce County.
Develop criteria and policies to guide decision-making for Port transportation advocacy efforts and to prioritize infrastructure investments.
Develop and maintain an understanding of regional transportation projects that support Port-related mobility.